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How to gain more space at home,
utilizing your garden shed as an extra room

One of the most common problems I hear people say is that they are lacking space, or they could do with some more room around the home, yet most of these people do not realize the potential that their garden shed or garden holds.

Garden sheds are normally used as an outdoor storage solution, to put all your gardening stuff out of the way, the sorts of things like lawnmowers, garden rakes, shovels, watering cans, plant pots, some people use it to put the kids bikes, or toys in, but I don’t think they've truly considered the advantages of having a shed or even just having the shed space.

There are so many things you can do with your garden shed and a lot of people are now starting to use their garden sheds in all sorts of different ways.

Say for instance, you were lacking space in your house, then why not clear the garden shed and make use of it, maybe get a sofa, put some wood flooring down, implement some electric so you have power, maybe have a TV or radio connected, you basically get my drift. 

Just try and make it into a more usable space, rather than just a boring old garden shed, that you just chuck stuff in and forget about half the year.

If it was more homely you may find you spend more time in the shed, it maybe even worthwhile looking at buying a new shed, as your old one may be old and deteriorated.

Just think of what you’ll get out of fixing up your old garden shed, it’s like adding an extra bedroom to your house, except it’s in the back garden.

You could always knock down the old shed and buy a new one, if you have the space you could buy one slightly bigger shed, and if you haven’t already got a shed, then maybe it would be a good idea to implement one in your garden.

A lot of people are now using their garden shed as an office, kids play room, summer house, workshop or even a home gym, there is just so many ways you can use a shed, I don’t think we should call it a shed it should maybe be called an extra room then people may understand the potential that lies in having a shed.

Hopefully I've inspired you to go and clean out the shed or even helped you to decide to buy a new one, whatever the consequences, I hope you've enjoyed the article and start to use the outdoor space as your bit of sanctuary.

Author - Adam Whyte

  

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